That particular bird is a long time resident near the Lodge at Barren
Grounds, and is observed regularly by those staying at the lodge.
I cannot remember any more details of that particular bird.
Raoul or Jack, any comments on the banded EBBs at BG??
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Clifton-Everest [SMTP:
> Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2000 9:53 AM
> To: birding-aus, birding-aus
> Subject: [BIRDING-AUS] Eastern Bristlebird
> At Barren Grounds (nr. Robertson, NSW) on Sunday 29/10, 4 p.m., we saw
> an Eastern Bristlebird with a red ring.
> Doubtless the Warden there keeps tabs on his Bristlebirds, so there is
> probably nothing unusual about this, but I mention it, just in case. Is
> there anyone I should be passing this on to? Unfortunately the sighting
> was for half a second only under a tussock, followed by a swift flight
> across the path, so that I cannot say even which leg the ring was on,
> let alone what other rings it may have had.
> Sadly no Ground Parrots were seen, but the place seemed to be swarming
> with Fan-Tailed Cuckoos. About one every forty metres round the
> Griffith Loop track!
> John M. Clifton-Everest
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